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Levomepromazine for nausea and vomiting in palliative care

  1. Emily Darvill1,*,
  2. Saskie Dorman2,
  3. Paul Perkins3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group

Published Online: 30 APR 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 27 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009420.pub2


How to Cite

Darvill E, Dorman S, Perkins P. Levomepromazine for nausea and vomiting in palliative care. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD009420. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009420.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cheltenham General Hospital, General Medicine, Cheltenham, UK

  2. 2

    Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Palliative Medicine, Poole, UK

  3. 3

    Sue Ryder Care Leckhampton Court Hospice, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK

*Emily Darvill, General Medicine, Cheltenham General Hospital, Sandford Road, Cheltenham, GL53 7AN, UK. emilydarvill@cantab.net.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 30 APR 2013

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Characteristics of excluded studies [author-defined order]

StudyReason for exclusion

Amesbury 2004A case report only, not a randomised controlled trial.

Eisenchlas 2005Not a randomised controlled trial. All subjects given levomepromazine at different doses, no control group, no randomisation.

Ell 1983Prophylaxis of chemotherapy-induced vomiting. Population not restricted to adults receiving palliative care.

Higi 1980Prophylaxis of chemotherapy-induced vomiting. Population not restricted to adults receiving palliative care.

Kennett 2004Not a randomised controlled trial. All subjects given levomepromazine at different doses, no control group, no randomisation.

Martin 1988Not a randomised controlled trial. All subjects given levomepromazine at different doses, no control group, no randomisation.

McCabe 2003Treatment of chemotherapy-induced vomiting. Population not restricted to adults receiving palliative care. Not a randomised controlled trial.

Sgouros 2003Prophylaxis of chemotherapy-induced vomiting. Population not restricted to adults receiving palliative care. Abstract of poster presentation only.